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OSP Fish & Wildlife Division Seeking Public's Help in Springfield Deer Case
06/05/2009
Sergeant Andy Heider
Oregon State Police
Fish and Wildlife Division - Salem
Office: (503) 934-0338

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Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division troopers from the Springfield Area Command office are asking for the public's help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful take of a trophy buck deer shot, butchered and dumped in Lane County earlier this month. A reward is being offered by the Oregon Hunters Association Turn in Poacher (T.I.P.) reward program for information leading to an arrest in this case.
 
According to OSP Trooper Marc Boyd, the crime happened on or about June 1, 2009 when the deer's carcass and head was found dumped in a plastic tarp near Daisy Street and 48th Street in a new Springfield development.
 
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the T.I.P. (Turn in Poacher) line at 1-800-452-7888.
 
The Turn-In-Poachers (T.I.P.) reward is paid for information leading to the arrest/conviction of person(s) for the illegal killing, taking, possession or waste of deer, elk, antelope, bear, cougar, big horn sheep, mountain goat, moose, upland game birds, and waterfowl. T.I.P. rewards can also be given for the illegal netting, snagging, or dynamiting of salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, or large numbers of any fish listed in Oregon Statute as a game fish. In addition, a reward may be issued for information that results in an arrest/conviction of a person who has illegally obtained Oregon hunting/angling license or tags.
 

$100 game fish
$100 upland birds
$250 deer, bear, antelope, and cougar
$500 elk, big horn sheep, moose, and mountain goat